Lemon Balm And It's Many Uses

Lemon Balm And It's Medical Uses

This herb can be used to help treat children with fever, the flu, and colds. In adults it has been used to treat colds, depression, headaches, menstrual cramps.

If you struggle to sleep and have insomnia Lemon Balm has been said to help with that and can help relieve nervous stomachs.

It has been used to treat hyperthyroidism, herpes simplex and even indigestion.

If you crush the leaves and put them on bug bites and wounds it can help in healing.

It can be used to help soothe toothaches. And has also been used for mental disorders including hysteria and melancholia.

Some people will apply this herb to their skin to help treat their cold sores.

Keep in mind if or when taking this by mouth this herb can cause side effects like nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dizziness and wheezing. Like any medicine people react different.

The oil from this herb is used in aromatherapy to help aid in depression.

Religious Uses

Lemon Balm is used in spells that have to do with bringing success and healing. It can also be used in spells to find love and friendship.

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jhamann 5 years ago from Reno NV

Thank you. You should continue on the many uses of natural remedies. I do not take medicines and rely on a healthy diet.

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Cresentmoon2007 5 years ago from Caledonia, MI Author

That's my plan actually. I understand I really don't like taking medicines myself.

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Enlydia Listener 5 years ago from trailer in the country

I am a great fan of lemon balm...I was lucky to find some growing wild in my backyard when we moved to this house.

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Cresentmoon2007 5 years ago from Caledonia, MI Author

That's wonderful... wish I was that lucky

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